Man outside FIFA congress demands end to draws
February 26, 2016
This guy's one man campaign for Last Goal Wins in football not getting huge traction here in Zurich. #FIFAelection pic.twitter.com/Af1uEzLzv1
— Olly Barratt (@ollybarratt) February 26, 2016
FIFA’s extraordinary congress was called to vote on a new president to carry out Sepp Blatter’s term in the wake of his suspension and put on the show with the aim of convincing U.S. and Swiss authorities to stop arresting everyone. But outside the Hallenstadion in Zurich, one man took the opportunity to voice his desire to end draws in football.
Obviously he limited his contingent to just himself because if you have an organization with two people in it, there exists a distinct possibility of a draw on all voting matters. And he simply will not stand for that.
While this man was not successful in his bid to change the game, FIFA did vote to enact a reform package of their own. Here’s an overview of what it entails: